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Antarctic Ice-Sheet Melting To Lift Sea Level By 20%: Research

The global sea level rise caused by the melting of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet is likely to increase by 20 percent by the...

Population Of Humpback Whales Is Rising, Scientists Warn Climate Change Poses A Danger

Marine experts estimate about 40,000 humpback whales are now migrating through Australian waters annually, up from about 1,500 half a century ago. The humpbacks’ annual...

Scientists Examine Shifts In Marine Life Behaviour In Midst Of Slowdown

Travel and economic slowdown due to the Covid-19 pandemic have combined to put the brakes on shipping, seafloor exploration, and many other human activities...

A 430,000-Year-Old Asteroid Strike Discovered In Antarctica

A research team of international space scientists has found new evidence of an asteroid impact in Antarctica 430,000 years ago. Extra-terrestrial particles recovered on the...

Antarctica’s Ice Melt Is Not Linear And Consistent As Earlier

Antarctic ice is melting, contributing massive amounts of water to the world's seas and causing them to rise, but that melt is not as...

Scientists Find Humpback Whales In Crocodile-Infested Australian River

By Phil Mercer Marine experts are planning to rescue humpback whales that have been recorded for the first time in crocodile-infested waters in the Kakadu...

Scientists Launch Interactive Maps for Submerged Continent Zealandia for 1st Time

A group of scientists from New Zealand have launched interactive maps for the first time of the continent of Zealandia, located in the south...

Ice Loss in Antarctica and Greenland Increasing at an Alarming Rate: Scientists

Earth's great ice sheets, Greenland and Antarctica, were now losing mass six times faster than they were in the 1990s due to warming conditions,...

High Temperature Records in Antarctica will Take Months to Verify: UN

Record high temperatures reportedly measured in Antarctica will take months to verify, the U.N. weather agency said Sunday. A spokesman for the World Meteorological Organization said the measurements made...

Rapid Decay Indicated By Giant Cavity In Antarctic Glaciers

Scientists from NASA have discovered a gigantic cavity, almost 300 metres tall, growing at the bottom of the Thwaites Glacier in West Antarctica, indicating...

Antarctica’s Ice Melting Six Times Faster Due To Global Warming: Study

Global warming is melting ice in Antarctica faster than ever before -- about six times more per year now than 40 years ago --...

Study Reveals Melting Away of Antarctica at an Alarming Rate

A new study has revealed that melting of the ice and snow from the entire continent of Antarctica has accelerated by 280 per cent...

Emission of CO2 Levels Higher In Antarctica Than Believed

The open water nearest to the sea ice surrounding Antarctica releases significantly more carbon dioxide in winter than previously believed, showed a study conducted...

NASA: Earth’s Ozone Hole Shrinks to Smallest Since 1988

Washington: The ozone hole over Antarctica shrank to its smallest peak since 1988, NASA said Thursday. The huge hole in Earth's protective ozone layer reached...

The connection between Antarctic Volcanic Eruptions and abrupt Climate Change: Study

The Climate change that began approximately 17,700 years ago included a sudden poleward shift in the westerly winds encircling Antarctica Joseph McConnell's ice...

Largest Volcanic Region on Earth Discovered in Antarctica

The largest volcanic region on Earth has been discovered in west Antarctica  The newly discovered volcanoes range in height from 100 to 3,850...

Antarctic Peninsula: One of the Coldest Areas in the World is getting Greener, say Researchers

Antarctica, May 20,2017-One of the coldest areas in the world is getting greener, and researchers say it’s because of global warming. Researchers from the University...

India to prepare a Law to safeguard its interest in Antarctica

Titagarh (West Bengal), May 9, 2017: India is preparing a law for safeguarding its interest in Antarctica, an official of the Ministry of Earth Sciences...

Unspoiled lands disappearing from face of the Earth at an alarming pace, finds Study

Only 11.6 million square miles remain worldwide as biologically and ecologically intact regions without notable human disturbance The wilderness losses in the past two...

Nearing the doomsday: Rising sea levels drowning metropolitan cities of the world

New Delhi: According to a report recently published which looks toward the ice sheets of Antarctica, the alarming rise in the sea levels can...

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